Assistant Professor - Family & Community Medicine - Chairman's Office

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

ID: 7070339 (Ref.No. 4857-en_US)
Posted: September 25, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


Baylor College of Medicine has excellent opportunity for an Assistant Professor in Health Services and Primary Care Oriented Research. The successful candidate will participate in grant funded research projects and department research teams, with a focus on substance use disorders, cancer prevention, tobacco cessation and integrated physical/behavioral health. The successful candidate will be an integral member of the department center for primary care, prevention and population health.

Job Duties
  • Provide excellent and innovative high quality health services and family- and community-oriented health care research to support the discovery of new knowledge.
  • Work closely with the Chair to support and develop primary care related research projects.
  • Perform data management, data analysis, and quality assurance/control policies and practices.
  • Be an active member of the Department research team.
  • Develop oral/poster presentations, publishable scholarly manuscripts, and technical reports.
  • Serve as a liaison with federal, state, and local agencies, coordinating efforts to obtain, manage, analyze, and disseminate data for epidemiological and clinical research.
  • Actively assist the chair to seek out opportunities for research and extramural funding.
  • Participate in grant writing activities that facilitate the development of successful research.
  • Assure adherence within the collaborative research efforts to federal and state regulations as well as College-wide policies in the ethical conduct of research.
  • Serve as Co-I on new proposals for external funding
  • Disseminate research results: write manuscripts and give presentations for local and national audiences.
  • Work with clinical faculty to develop scholarly products and enhance their scientific potential.
  • Possess strong academic and research credentials directly related to quantitative, or mixed methods for carrying out social sciences program evaluations.
Minimum Qualifications

Qualification for the position is a PhD in Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, Epidemiology, Economics, or related fields. We especially encourage applicants with expertise in epidemiological and clinical research, data analysis including secondary databases, data management, and grant writing to complement existing and growing research efforts. 3 year experience is preferred.





Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.


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Baylor College of Medicine fosters diversity among its students, trainees, faculty and staff as a prerequisite to accomplishing our institutional mission, and setting standards for excellence in training healthcare providers and biomedical scientists, promoting scientific innovation, and providing patient-centered care. - Diversity, respect, and inclusiveness create an environment that is conducive to academic excellence, and strengthens our institution by increasing talent, encouraging creativity, and ensuring a broader perspective. - Diversity helps position Baylor to reduce disparities in health and healthcare access and to better address the needs of the community we serve. - Baylor is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding students, trainees, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds by providing a welcoming, supportive learning environment for all members of the Baylor community.


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